Security Officer

  • Location

    Holmes Chapel, Cheshire

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £13.69 - £18.69 per hour

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Security Officer

Up to £18.69 per hour PAYE


Holmes Chapel

Until April 2021


  • To provide a highly professional Security service to the Holmes Chapel site by ensuring that the companies employees, facilities, equipment, products and documents are protected at all times from damage, injury, security breaches and loss


Site Security

  • Ensure the security of all employees, property, equipment, products and documentation.
  • Operation of Access Control, Intruder Detection and CCTV equipment
  • In/Out of hours operation of switchboard, all calls vetted and screened
  • Gather and prepare evidence on request following any incidents on site for internal or external Police Investigations
  • Booking in and issue of site passes to visitors, contractors and deliveries
  • Respond to bomb threats
  • Management and control of protestors/demonstrators
  • Responsibility for the review and approval of nominated Security Operating Procedures
  • Handling and screening of external post deliveries to site, incorporating use of X-Ray machine
  • Monitor Critical Alarm Systems e.g. Stability Suites, Server Rooms etc.

Site Emergencies

  • Respond to all Site emergencies
  • Act as out of hours Duty Manager/Roll Call Officer
  • Liaise with Emergency services
  • Manage site communications during an emergency situation
  • Responsibility for the review and approval of nominated Security Operating Procedures
  • Monitor Critical Alarm Systems e.g. Stability Suites, Server Rooms etc.

Emergency Aid

  • Provide emergency First Aid assistance in the event of a medical emergency
  • Full Certification will be required in First Aid, Automated External Defibrillator and Oxygen Therapy skills.

Risk Control

  • Carry out safety/physical/environmental inspections of designated site buildings, doors, access control card readers and Security KPI's
  • Report and respond to potential Health, Safety & Environmental risks and conduct follow up checks to ensure appropriate action has been taken.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments and develop Security SOP's
  • Maintain and monitor the site lone worker alarm
  • Maintain and test the site mobile gas monitors

Fire Systems

  • Provide additional fire safety management support during any detection or fire prevention systems impairment.
  • Out of hours control of Fire Panels.


  • No authority to commit expenditure


  • GCSE in Maths and English and/or meet the required standard in company selected aptitude tests
  • Must be able to work well in a team structure and have the ability to adapt and deal with change
  • Must have a flexible approach to work patterns to meet department needs
  • Clean driving licence
  • Trained First Aider (Training can be provided)


  • Proven customer service skills with the ability to deal with a broad range of customers and customer needs
  • Must have worked for at least 2 years in Armed Forces, Security or Police
  • Working knowledge of HSE issues
  • Working knowledge of security systems (Access Control, CCTV etc)